How do I find HUD homes?
Answer: Read our section on how to buy a HUD home.
Then look at the listings of HUD homes available.
If you find a home that interests you, you’ll need to contact a HUD-approved real estate broker (most brokers are HUD-approved), who can submit a bid for you.
Successful bids are posted right on the page for your state.
What is a HUD home and who qualifies?
Anyone with the cash or an approved loan can qualify for a HUD property. For FHA-insured properties, buyers can qualify for FHA financing with only 3.5 percent down with a minimum credit score of 580. FHA-uninsured properties don’t qualify for further FHA loans. HUD and FHA are not lenders.
Are HUD homes listed on the MLS?
HUD Homes are properties owned by the HUD, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. MLS Deal Finder locates HUD properties as soon as they are listed. If these HUD properties are priced under market value or can be a good rental property, we will immediately send you an email with a detailed Comps report.
What is HUD home?
A HUD home is a home in which the owner had an FHA-insured mortgage but was unable to make the mortgage payment and went through foreclosure. If a borrower defaults on an FHA loan, the Federal Housing Administration pays the lender the balance on the loan and takes possession of the property.